Franklin

The rise of big business, 1860-1920 / Glenn Porter.

Author/Creator:
Porter, Glenn.
Edition:
3rd ed.
Publication:
Wheeling, Ill. : Harlan Davidson, Inc., c2006.
Series:
American history series (Arlington Heights, Ill.)
The American history series
Format/Description:
Book
x, 162 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Big business -- United States -- History.
Contents:
1. What is big business?
2. The appearance and spread of big business
The advent of industrialization
Pioneers in big business: the railroads
Preconditions for big business
Vertical growth
Horizontal growth
The great merger wave
3. Corporate triumph: "capitalistic, centralizing, and mechanical."
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-148) and index.
ISBN:
0882952404 (alk. paper)
9780882952406 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
60516930
Publisher Number:
9780882952406
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